Antioch 58 Below average
Antioch Livability #687 ranked city in California#20,354 ranked city in the USARanks better than 30% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Antioch

  • Employment

    The combination of higher than average median home income, income per capita and low unemployment rates results in a score that is well above average in the employment category.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Health & Safety

    A high score in the health and safety category is a result of good air quality and the accessibility to health facilities such as hospitals, clinics, doctors, pharmacies and fire stations.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Cost Of Living

    Based on the most recent cost of living data, this area is more expensive to live in. You can expect to pay more for everyday goods and services, housing, groceries and utilities.

  • Crime

    This area is reporting high crime rates per 100,000 people and could signify that it is a dangerous place to live. Crime rates include both violent and property crimes.

  • Schools

    Lower than average education levels, poor reading and math scores, as well as the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools could all be factors in the low schools score.

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What's it like Living in Antioch?

Located in the state of California, Antioch is a medium-sized city with a population of 111,468 inhabitants. Antioch has a population density of 3,821 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. More than a quarter of the residents of Antioch identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 22% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. Single men and women might be happy to hear that in Antioch, only 49% of the population is married. Something to be aware of when living in Antioch are the above average commute times. If you're looking for a short commute to work, this might not be the right area for you. With one way commute time of 46 minutes, this comes in much higher than the national average of 26 minutes.

Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Antioch could be a positive experience compared to other cities in California if you know where to search. Don't forget to determine what matters most to you in a neighborhood. Consider factors such as safety, proximity to work or school, access to amenities (like parks, fitness facilities, grocery stores, restaurants), public transportation options, community atmosphere and the overall vibe you're looking for. To help you find the best places to live in and around Antioch, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, commute, health & safety, employment and more.

Using data and statistics Antioch has received a livability score of 60/100. This score is ranked in the 40th percentile when compared to all other cities. This is a lower than the national average livability score as Antioch does not rank well for most categories. There are nine total categories that generate the livability score. Antioch ranks well for employment (A+) and housing (A+) There is at least one category that did not score well in Antioch. The following was graded with a disappointing score: amenities (F), crime (D-), cost of living (F) and education (D).

Real estate represents the most substantial investment for homebuyers, constituting their most valuable asset. Renters, on the other hand, typically see their monthly rent as their most significant expense. The Antioch market earns a high score in the housing category, surpassing the national average in factors like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates. This robust real estate market not only benefits individual homeowners and renters but also spurs vigorous local economic activity and job growth, solidifying its significance in driving the region's prosperity and financial well-being.

Assuming that Antioch meets all of your requirements like low crime rates, good schools and great local amenities, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Antioch. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Antioch are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Antioch come in at $428,800, which is 4.8% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Antioch, the home price to income ratio is 5.3, which is 17.2% lower than the California average.

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      Antioch transportation information

      Statistic Antioch California National
      Average one way commute46min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work65.8%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool16.9%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit7.8%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home6.8%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Antioch, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).